Sandra Whitteker and Janette Dean
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September 1, 2012
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Commentary: Citizens united against Citizens United

Thanks to Anne Macquarie for her insightful article on the impact of the terrible Supreme Court decision upholding Citizens United. She is so correct in her assessment that this decision puts extreme power into the hands of corporations and the wealthy elite, giving them the right to spend unlimited money anonymously for their own political gain. They are a bottomless pit of spending that is drowning out the voice of the people.

Two of the great fallacies of the Citizens United ruling are that it equates "money" with "speech," deeming any attempt to regulate money spent in politics unconstitutional, and …

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